• Scholarship

    Resthaven Award celebrates medical excellence in Palliative Care

    On Friday 7 May 2021, the University of Adelaide MBBS Declaration Ceremony was held in Bonython Hall. The ceremony recognises the special achievements of medical students and staff and includes the recitation of the World Medical Association’s Declaration of Geneva, which affirms the principles governing their future practice. This special occasion for the graduating class of … Continued

    Resthaven funds scholarships to develop the future workforce

    Resthaven actively works to position aged care as a career destination for people seeking long and secure jobs that make a difference. A tangible demonstration of this commitment is to offer a range of scholarships for university students in relevant disciplines to encourage them to consider aged care careers. With a value of up to … Continued

    ‘Thank you’ from 21 year old Resthaven scholarship recipient

    Third year Bachelor of Physiotherapy student, 21 year old Liam McCabe, is a wonderful example of how the Resthaven 80th anniversary scholarship program benefits not just students, but the future aged care workforce, and older people requiring support. Liam says, ‘I am in my third year of Physiotherapy (Hons) at the University of South Australia.’ … Continued

    Resthaven scholarships shape lives, futures

    One of the ways in which Resthaven supports the future aged care workforce is through the provision of scholarships at all three major South Australian universities. These were funded in celebration of Resthaven’s 80th anniversary in 2015 and continue. The current group of scholarship recipients from the University of South Australia share their thoughts on … Continued

    Aged care occupational therapy a ‘dream career’ for Melayni

    In a case of coming full circle, graduate, Melayni Bovaird-Cations used a Resthaven scholarship to complete her Bachelor of Occupational Therapy at UniSA – and is now working as an Aged care Occupational Therapist at Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills & Fleurieu Community Services at 37 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge. After high school, Melayni had worked … Continued

    2020 Resthaven Scholarship Opportunities

    Resthaven sponsors a number of scholarships at Flinders University, University of Adelaide, and University of South Australia, including a perpetual nursing scholarship for indigenous students. Resthaven commits scholarship funds in order to develop the future aged care workforce. Scholarship applications for nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and oral health undergraduate students are now open. Flinders University … Continued

    Resthaven Scholarships at the University of South Australia

    Applications for the 2020 Resthaven Scholarships open 24 January and close 8 March 2020.
    Five UniSA students from a range of health disciplines, dedicated to supporting our ageing population, have been honoured with scholarships at the 2019 Scholarships and Grants Ceremony thanks to Resthaven’s generosity.
    Source: Alumni News | The gift of education for promising aged-care professionals

    Benefits of Resthaven Scholarships appreciated

    2019 Scholarship reception: Alyssia Baker; Resthaven Senior Manager, Grant White; Jennifer Lai.   Scholarships boost the future aged care workforce Resthaven sponsors scholarships at three South Australian universities. The aim is to encourage students to consider a future career in aged care – where the number of opportunities exceeds supply. Two undergraduate students who were … Continued

    $300,000 Scholarship Boost Announced


    Having an appropriately skilled workforce is a key priority for aged care.

    Resthaven recognises this, and has donated a further $300,000 towards scholarships at all three major South Australian universities, to support the future aged care workforce. Resthaven Executive Manager People & Culture, Sam Bradley, says, ‘This extra $300,000 is on top of the existing scholarships Resthaven already supports at the University of South Australia, Flinders University, … Continued

    Resthaven 80th Anniversary Scholarship Success

    Wendy Morey, Executive Manager, Workforce Development and Governance at Resthaven, says, ‘Resthaven supports thousands of older people and their carers every year. To be able to support them, it is essential to have a capable, skilled workforce, and this is one reason why Resthaven offers a number of scholarships at the three South Australian universities.’ … Continued

    From Bordertown to Bellevue – Vicky’s Nursing Journey

    Congratulations to Resthaven Bellevue Heights Registered Nurse, Vicky Kaur, who was recently awarded a scholarship to complete her Certificate II in Continence Promotion and Management. It has been a long journey to this point for Vicky, who migrated to Australia from India in 2009. ‘In India, I completed a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Library … Continued

    Resthaven Indigenous Scholarship at Flinders University

    The Resthaven Indigenous Scholarship was launched at Flinders University on Thursday 9 March. Richard Hearn, Resthaven Chief Executive Officer, and Wendy Morey, Executive Manager Workforce Development and Governance, met with Professor Daryle Rigney, Dean, Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement, and Sue Henry, Director Alumni Development, of Flinders University, for the official launch in the … Continued

    Resthaven Indigenous Scholarships at Flinders University

    Applications open for the Resthaven Indigenous Scholarship at Flinders University. Funded by Resthaven, the scholarship is open to any second year undergraduate, or any postgraduate who studies full-time at Flinders University. ‘The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to indigenous students, to encourage a future workforce which has the capability to meet … Continued

    $10,000 indigenous nursing scholarship awarded

    Malika Carter of Whyalla was this year’s well-deserved recipient of the $10,000 Resthaven Indigenous Nursing Student scholarship. ‘Malika was an outstanding candidate from the start,’ says Resthaven Executive Manager, Governance and Workforce Development, Wendy Morey. ‘She explained to the selection panel that she greatly values family and the importance of older people in their community. To her, … Continued

    Resthaven Scholarships

    On Tuesday 17 May, Executive Manager, Governance and Workforce Development, Wendy Morey, represented Resthaven at the annual Flinders University School of Nursing and Midwifery Awards and Prizes ceremony. Resthaven sponsors a number of nursing scholarships at Flinders University, along with collaborating in multiple research projects and supporting student nurse placements. ‘At the ceremony, I presented … Continued